The Online Editor is responsible for managing The Spectator’s social media presence, the Spectator blog and ensuring all content is uploaded on the website each week through our content management system. All editors are responsible for attending an editors meeting on Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and an all-staff assigning meething at 7 p.m. Editors also meet for weekly postmortem meetings. The Online Editor made $1470 per quarter for 10-20 hours of work per week during the 2011-2012 school year. Online editor applicants should have some familiarity with HTML or with an online content management system.
To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and at least three samples of your writing (at least two of these samples must be a minimum of 500 words). Including one letter of recommendation from an employer or Seattle University faculty member is strongly encouraged but not required. Send all application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AD SALES MANAGER
The Ad Sales Manager’s duties include selling advertisements to local businesses, on-campus organizations and communicating with national advertisers on ad placement , as well as overseeing two ad sales representatives. The Ad Sales Manager works with the ad team to market The Spectator through promotional events, sponsorships and advertisements for The Spectator. The entire ad team works closely with the business manager and advertising manager to ensure customer satisfaction and to create revenue for The Spectator, which is vital for its continued publication. This position offers invaluable experience for communications, public relations, marketing and business students. The ad sales manager works roughly 15-20 hours a week and made $1155 for nine weeks of work each quarter during the 2011-2012 academic year.
To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. One letter of recommendation from an employer or Seattle University faculty member is strongly encouraged but not required.
The Spectator employs six to 10 staff writers whose duty is to find and report stories. Staff Writers write two to three stories per week, post on The Spectator’s blog a minimum of once per week, attend all staff meetings on Monday night, attend editing sessions on Sunday and meet with editors whenever necessary. Staff writers work closely with staff photographers to create compelling and appropriate visuals to pair with their stories. Writers must also communicate with a section editor during the week to ensure a strong story. Staff writers may choose to focus their writing in one particular section of the paper that reflects their interests or they may write for multiple sections to develop their reporting and writing skills in several areas. Staff writers may write for all sections but Opinion. Staff writers work roughly 15 hours per week and made $945 for nine weeks of work each quarter during the 2011-2012 academic year. Opportunity for advancement is available.
To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and at least three samples of your writing (at least two of these samples must be a minimum of 500 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org.